Blog Posts - The Smiths



REWIND: The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

Recently, RW/FF has featured quite a few songs from 1996 that turn 20 years old this year, so here's one from 1986 that soon turns 30. Often regarded as their finest hour, 'The Queen Is Dead' was the third studio album by The Smiths and was released...
by RW/FF on Jun 8, 2016

Las ventajas de ser un marginado

Por si todavía no lo supiérais, hago caso a vuestras recomendaciones. Es verdad que algunas me llaman más la atención que otras, pero todas todas todas las tengo en cuenta, y como muestra un botón. Hace algunos días, la amiga Soff, que había l...
by El Ojo Lector on Jan 11, 2016

Virgin Suicide: Virgin Suicide

Recordings began in February 2014 with producer Lars Vognstrup (Lars & The Hands Of Light), but it has taken until this Monday for retro-rocking Virgin Suicide to get their debut full length out, in part because of a long distance collaboration...
by ALL SCANDINAVIAN on May 20, 2015

Top 10 Indie Love Songs

It's Valentine's Day and, depending on your relationship status, either your favorite or least favorite day of the year. Today we'll be looking at ten of my favorite love-struck songs from the realm of indie music. In the past, we've counted down the...
by Facts For Whatever on Feb 14, 2015

RW/FF With Ben P Scott #55

The latest RW/FF round-up features new music from East India Youth, Drenge, Black Rivers, Crushed Beaks and Tuff Love, as well as a look back at the singles making the charts 20 years ago in 1995, which include Suede, R.E.M, and Escrima. There's...
by RW/FF on Feb 14, 2015

REWIND: The Smiths - 'The Headmaster Ritual'

Exactly 30 years ago today (February 11) indie legends The Smiths released their second studio LP, 'Meat Is Murder'. It became the band's sole number one album in the UK charts during the band's lifetime, staying on the chart for 13 weeks. Morri...
by RW/FF on Feb 11, 2015

An Interview with Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr is just getting started. Sure, it’s been more than three decades since the British guitarist first ventured into immortality with The Smiths, his six-string virtuosity complementing Morrissey's often esoteric lyricism. And, sure,...
by Write On Music on Dec 18, 2014

If Moz Ruled The World: Popular Songs Mozified

Morrissey has had a hard time of it lately. Well, I mean, according to his music he’s always having a hard time of it but recently he’s had to deal with health issues on top of the world sucking and whatnot. Not gonna lie, I’m worried about the...
by Kendragarden on Nov 5, 2014

One Track Mind: Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014)

"Easy Money," from Johnny Marr's forthcoming solo album 'Playland,' is ridiculously listenable. The post One Track Mind: Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014) appeared first on Something Else!.
by Something Else Reviews on Sep 28, 2014

Track Of The Day: Morrissey - 'Oboe Concerto'

"There's a song I can't stand, and it's stuck in my head..." Luckily, I CAN stand this song, since it's wonderful. Which is a good job, because it has been stuck in my head all day for some unknown reason. Released on Harvest Records a few weeks...
by RW/FF on Aug 4, 2014

My Top 5 Favorite Songs By The Smiths

In the last two weeks I've been to my TMJ specialist (twice), a chiropractor (three times), an Ear Nose and Throat specialist, an MRI place for a CT scan, an infrared sauna, a massage therapist, my psychiatrist (twice) and a hypnotist (yes really) (t...
by Kendragarden on Jul 17, 2014

Playlist: sobrevivendo ao cotidiano

Sobrevivendo ao cotidiano, nova playlist aqui no blog, mais uma das minhas 1235877 playlists preferidas. O destaque dessa semana vai para Trupe chá de boldo – Na garrafa, Canela – Zé cafofinho e suas correntes e Yuna com a música… Co...
by Tanakuka on Jul 9, 2014

Cloud Boat – Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (The Smiths Cover)

Cloud Boat – Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What [...]...
by In.die Meute on Jun 18, 2014

Miley Cyrus covers The Smiths and doesn’t completely murder it

Miley Cyrus covers The Smiths and doesn’t completely murder it Hear Miley Cyrus cover 'There Is A Light That Never Goes Out' at her live show in Belfast and be amazed. Okay, not amazed but definitely surprised.
by Never Enough Notes on May 27, 2014

Track Of The Day: Morrissey - 'World Peace Is None of Your Business'

After years of false starts, scrapped material and struggles to find a record deal, Morrissey is finally ready to release his new album. 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business' will arrive on July 14, and will mark the beginning of a new worldwide rec...
by RW/FF on May 19, 2014

Dear Moz

Dear Morrissey,Hey. It's me. We haven't talked in awhile. Not since that night in 1988 when my parents said I was too young to have a shirtless poster of you on my wall and I said my goodbyes. (Don't worry, Moz, I put you back up a few years later wh...
by Kendragarden on May 12, 2014

Top 10 The Smiths Songs

Thirty years ago this past Thursday, Manchester-based music icons The Smiths released their self-titled debut. Rather than doing (another) anniversary post, I've decided to take a broader look at the group's discography by ranking their ten best song...
by Facts For Whatever on Feb 22, 2014

The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (letra en inglés y traducción al español)

La vida no siempre es un camino de rosas, existir es el mayor regalo que nos ha dado El Creador, pero desgraciadamente se le olvidó adjuntarnos el manual de instrucciones. Para muchos el amanecer no es más que continuar en una pesadilla pero esta v...
by Corazón de Canción on Feb 18, 2014

Oh I can't help quoting you, 'cos everything that you says rings true

I actually have a seminar on Hunter S Thompson and John Waters (awesome) in about 2 hours but I went home for a nap and to say hi to you guys. (Hi) I've been really frustrated lately. Creatively. I don't know what to wear, or read or write or li...
by This Kid is Alright on Dec 2, 2013

Better Titles For Morrissey's Autobiography

If you read this blog regularly or follow me on Twitter or Tumblr or, well, anywhere, you probably already know that I looooooooove Morrissey and that Morrissey wrote an autobiography with this amazing title:  Morrissey: Autobiography.  Ha.
by Kendragarden on Nov 5, 2013


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